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Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm CST
maritme tradition that was adopted by new york city more than a century ago. just ahead the best times of the year to buy certain home necessities. and, still to come this midday we'll tell you which airline is considered to have the rudest employees. on track for its lowest decade of growth since the great depression. plan the economy for that. at the current pace the nation's population will grow just 7%. the influx of immigrants has been on the decline since the 2007-2009 recession. you just have to know what to buy and when. i'm going to break this down for you. january is the best time of year to pick up linden, if you need to upgrade your appliance, jim and is your best bet. after thejune is your best bet. eject see if their employees have an attitude problem. they asked 1000 people which airline had the rudest employees. american airlines topped the list with 25 percent criticizing the banners of the workers there. united airlines was second. speaking of that i'm sick of saying it. the word fiscal cliff topped its list of words to be banished in 2013. each year the university co
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm CST
by mayor emanuel. another name has surfaced in the city of chicago's controversial new janitorial contract at o'hare airport. paul fosco is a vice president for the company that runs "united maintenance." 25 years ago, fosco went to prison for racketeering, in a scheme to defraud the laborers union, run by his father. >> the allegation at the time during the prosecution was that organized crime was connected to this scheme to or the conspiracy to pay bribes. >> this city of chicago should be concerned ... working at this countrycompany. a spokesman for united maintenance says, paul fosco has been a good employee since richard simon bought the company three years ago. the company says it has no mob connections. and mayor emanuel says the company earned the o'hare maintenance contract fairly, and it'll be punished if it does anything illegal. an online auction begins today on items owned by the woman accused of stealing millions of dollars from the small town of dixon, illinois. here's a look at some of the while serving as dixon's comptroller. in additon to high-end furniture, crun
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm CST
-5 in. of snow and the city. >> it looked like it was favoring the northern suburbs. these numbers are not carved in stone. the roads are going to go to nice pretty fast. that is why this may be a little more trying than some other storms. time for today's trivia. on this day in 1935, the first 100-thousand-dollar bills were first printed. which u.s. president did they feature? a. woodrow wilson b. grover cleveland c. james madison the answer still to come this midday! [ female announcer ] over every holiday season your mouth has been sipping, snacking, yellowing. nutcracking, gift stacking yellowing. mistletoe'ing, ho ho ho'ing yellowing. and every holiday season, your teeth have been yellowing. fact is if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips remove over 10 years of stains, and whiten 25 times better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. life opens up when you do. in a hurry? try 2 hour express whitestrips just in time for a white holiday. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season,
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm CST
program to other major cities across the united states. next why the u.s. closed its embassy in central africa and told americans there to evacuate. also ahead this midday. the search for more answers after the school shooting in newtown connecticut. scientists look into what could have motivated the gunman. and, for the second time in a month a person is pushed to their death in front of a new york subway. he is scheduled to make a formal announcement at some point tomorrow. the earlier this month he was arrested at the airport when security inspectors found a gun on his carry-on bag. he claimed he used the gun at his other job with a security company and forgot he packed it. the american embassy in the central african republic is temporarily closed, and american citizens are being told to evacuate the country. rebel forces in the central african republic have seized territory, and are now advancing upon the capital city of bangui. and the state department fears another violent struggle for power. the country's president is pleading with foreign leaders to help him fend off the rebels.
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm CST
. even though we will miss the snowstorm. the way it looks now in the city it will be an interesting day with perhaps i'll see ramifications if the temperatures drop later on. hello, i'm alex trebek. for over 10 years now, i've been representing the colonial penn life insurance company and i'm here today to talk with some of their insurance representatives about their guaranteed acceptance life insurance. that was a really good point. hi, alex. hi, everyone. i thought it'd be interesting to hear from you what your customers say are some of the things they like best about colonial penn's whole life insurance. who's gonna start? well, it's guaranteed acceptance for people over age 50. they don't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. and it gives them peace of mind knowing that their family has some insurance to help cover funeral costs. and other final expenses. great point, and that's something everybody needs to plan for, especially in this economy. it costs just $9.95 a month per unit. it's an affordable way to provide protection for loved ones. yes, and that rate
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm CST
avoid a massive-meltdown of the city's transit systems. for the past 3 years, lance lipinsky has been wowing audiences with the role of jerry lee lewis in the hit tony award winning musical million dollar quartet. tonight you can catch him in his first chicago performance with his new band "the lovers." c-t-a, metra and pace ridership is up, but several key improvement projects remain on hold due to insufficient funding. this- according to a new transit study being released today by depaul university. wgn's marcella raymond is live at depaul university with details. marcella? nearly two-thirds of all people who work downtown get there by train or bus. writer ship is definitely up. the study covers the three. $2 billion a year is needed to keep the system viable. it would have a negative impact on chicagos global identity. this system is old and unreliable. >> we cease lauzon is cropping up again. the electrical systems are a constant problem for the system. they cannot be fixed with patchwork solutions. they have to keep a longer-term view of the ability of the state of illinois
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